Industry Research Report Collections

Freedonia Industry Report Collections offer you a range of options to satisfy your market research needs. From targeted reports that take a focused look at specific products and markets, to more comprehensive reviews that put the entire industry in perspective.

Global Windows & Doors

Windows. Residential Windows & Doors, Global Doors and more

Developing regions will account for a significant share of growth, as improving standards of living and continued industrialization are fueling sales gains.

Global Insulation

Foamed Plastic, Mineral Wool, US Insulation Market, Acoustic Insulation and more

The global insulation market will rebound strongly in 2021 and maintain a solid pace of recovery through 2025

Indoor Air Quality Equipment

Commercial, Residential & Commercial, Electrostatic, Ionic and more

Concerns about airborne viral load that came to light during the COVID-19 pandemic produced a large spike in demand in 2020, and this increased level of awareness about indoor air quality is expected to remain.

Food Packaging

Baby Food, Baked Goods, Clamshells, Food Trays, Yogurt and more

Sustainability continues to be one of the highest profile stories in the food packaging market.

Global Flooring

Laminated Flooring, Hard Surface Flooring, Carpets & Rugs and more

Nonresilient flooring is the largest product category and will account for the largest share of global demand growth, with 63% of sales gains through 2024.

Global Ceilings

Ceiling Tiles, Nonresidential Ceilings and more

Through 2025, global demand for ceiling products is forecast to increase 4.7% annually to $8.4 billion.

Fencing

Wood Fencing, Residential Fencing, Plastic Fencing, Chain Link Fencing, Agricultural Fencing and more

The average cost per linear foot of all major fencing materials is expected to increase through 2024. Rising demand for a high-end lumber building products – including privacy fencing – will boost costs for wood products. In the plastic segment, innovations that improve product appearance and performance will cause costs to rise.

Global Thermoplastic Elastomers

Medical TPEs, Polyolefin Elastomers, Motor Vehicle Market, Consumer Goods Market, Industrial Markets, Adhesives, Sealants, & Coatings Markets, Thermoplastic Vulcanizates and more

Global demand for thermoplastic elastomers is forecast to expand 3.0% annually to 7.0 million metric tons valued at $25.8 billion in 2024.

Global Lubricants

Engine Oils, Motorcycle Lubricants and more

Lubricant demand will be boosted by an expanding middle class – and its increasing spending power – in developing areas such as India and Southeast Asia.

Power Lawn & Garden Equipment

Lawn Mowers, Residential Equipment and more

Product development of battery-powered lawn and garden equipment continues, pushing the capabilities of the equipment to better compare to those of other power sources, like internal combustion engines.

Pipe

Pipe Products & Markets, Plastic Pipe, Drain, Waste & Vent Pipe and more

Plastic pipe such as PVC and HDPE will continue to gain share over other material types in many markets due to such benefits as corrosion resistance – key for such applications as sewers and buried pipe applications with acidic soils – flexibility, which is important for trenchless installation, and low cost per linear foot due to their light weight.

Labels

Primary Packaging Labels, Heat Shrink & Stretch Sleeve Labels and more

Ongoing growth in e-commerce – which was boosted to even higher levels during the pandemic in 2020 – as well as the increased need to track and trace inventory in distribution and transportation, will support healthy growth for labels in mailing and shipping labels and secondary packaging.

Consumer Water Treatment

Point-of-Use Consumer Water Treatment, Consumer Water Filtration and more

According to The Freedonia Group National Online Consumer Survey, slightly more than half of consumers consider their water quality to be only average or worse, which provides a significant market opportunity for suppliers going forward.

Wood Panels

Oriented Strand Board, Residential Wood Panels, Flooring Wood Panels, Plywood: Softwood & Hardwood and more

Oriented strand board (OSB) accounted for the largest share of wood panel demand in 2019 and is expected to continue making inroads through 2024. Use of OB in roofing – the material’s largest application – will rise as it is gains share from softwood plywood because of its greater durability and lower price.

Nonwovens

Filtration Nonwovens, Medical Nonwovens, Carded Nonwovens and more

The nonwovens industry separates itself from competitive products, like woven materials and plastics, by continual efforts by suppliers to improve their products. Innovations in the machinery used to manufacture nonwovens and the composition of the nonwovens themselves are producing higher value nonwoven materials and improving the quality of products made using these materials.

Insulated Wire & Cable

Fiber Optic Cable, Construction Wire & Cable and more

While many businesses have navigated their way through the initial shock the pandemic had on the US and global economy, some industries are facing longer-term effects that have the potential to restrict demand for essential components like wire and cable.

Global Agricultural Equipment

Agricultural Equipment, Farm Tractors and more

Through 2024, farm tractors and harvesting machinery are forecast to account for 53% of all new agricultural equipment demand. Tractors will continue to be the most widely used product throughout the world because of both their versatility and their compatibility with numerous attachments, which allows them to perform a wide range of tasks effectively.

Global Siding (Cladding)

Residential Siding, Brick & Tile Siding, Vinyl Siding and more

Design flexibility is a key driver of material competition in the global siding industry. End users – particularly in developed markets such as the US and Western Europe – seek options that can be made to imitate higher value materials.

Pouches

Stand-Up Pouches, Processed Food Pouches, Flat Pouches: Side Seal & Pillow, Candy & Snack Food Pouches, Consumer Product Pouches and more

Candy and snack foods – including chips, chocolates, cookies, crackers, and nuts – will remain the largest outlet for pouches, accounting for nearly one-third of sales.

Landscaping Products

Hardscaping, Water Features, Residential and more

Business owners and property management companies are seeking to provide customers with space to dine or socialize outdoors or to improve aesthetics. Looking forward, these trends are expected to continue as more property owners see the value in having attractive and functional outdoor areas.

Global Plumbing

Faucets & Taps, Nonresidential Plumbing, Residential Plumbing and more

Though healthy growth is expected in all product categories, demand will be boosted by clean water initiatives in developing countries enabling more households to install basic plumbing products – such as toilets, lavatories, and bathroom faucets – for the first time.

Flooring

Hard Surface Flooring, Carpets & Rugs and more

Despite an initial decline in the residential market, flooring demand recovered later in the year as homebuilding was largely unaffected by the epidemic and homeowners – having plenty of time to consider the deficiencies of their residences – undertook a wide range of home improvement projects, including, in many cases, the replacement of flooring.

Lighting Fixtures

General Purpose Lighting Fixtures, Outdoor Lighting Fixtures, Residential Lighting Fixtures and more

Home and commercial building owners continue to focus on reducing their utility bills, including through the use of energy-efficient lighting fixtures such as LEDs, which require less wattage than traditional bulbs.

Frozen Food Packaging

Frozen Food Tubs, Cups & Bowls, Frozen Specialty Packaging, Ice Cream & Frozen Dessert Packaging, Flexible Frozen Food Packaging, Frozen Food Boxes & Cartons, Frozen Meat, Poultry & Seafood Packaging and more

Negative perceptions about the sustainability of plastic have increased interest in alternative packaging materials with environmental profiles that are perceived to be more environmentally friendly, including paper, molded pulp, and bioplastics.

Global Commercial Refrigeration

Refrigerated Vending Machines, Food Retail Market, US Commercial Refrigeration Equipment, Refrigerated & Frozen Display Cases and more

Through 2024, the Asia/Pacific region and North America are forecast to account for 80% of all new commercial refrigeration equipment demand globally. Along with China, multiple developing markets in the region will register solid gains.

Global Paint & Coatings

Architectural Paint, Automotive Coatings and more

Rapidly developing countries in Southeast Asia – including Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, and Vietnam – offer strong opportunities for new sales in all areas. 

Global Caps & Closures

Beverage Caps & Closures, Plastic Caps & Closures and more

Demand for plastic caps and closures will be boosted by the ongoing shift from glass and metal to plastic containers. However, metal closures will remain dominant in the beer market, as they remain the preferred closure for beer bottles. Metal roll-on screw caps will gain share in the wine market as single-serve wine bottles increase in popularity.

Global HVAC Equipment

Central Heating Boilers, Residential HVAC Equipment and more

India is expected to be the world’s fastest growing national market for HVAC equipment, but the limitations of the nation’s electrical grid will continue to pose an obstacle to penetration of these products.

Gutters & Downspouts

Residential Gutters & Downspouts, Plastic Gutters & Downspouts, Gutter Guards

Among all gutter and downspout products, gutter guards will see the fastest growth.

Fresh Produce Packaging

Vegetable & Salad Packaging, Produce Plastic Containers, Fruit Packaging and more

Salad and berries will remain the largest markets for fresh produce packaging in value terms, together accounting for over 20% of demand. Salad’s market position is supported by its strong sales in consumer and foodservice markets, as well as by its intensive use of higher value packaging types.

Bricks, Blocks and Pavers

Residential Bricks, Blocks & Pavers, Pavers and more

Rising spending on residential buildings, particularly single-family homes, will boost demand for bricks used in a variety of applications. The majority of these gains will occur in hardscaping and siding.

Home Organization Products

Garage Organization, Modular Home Organization, Bathroom Organization and more

While it is expected that consumers will return to greater reliance on in-store shopping, use of e-commerce will continue to grow due to its convenience and the greater selection of products available at consumers’ fingertips.

Global Pressure Sensitive Tapes

Packaging & Shipping Tapes, Double-Sided Tapes and more

Global demand for pressure sensitive (PSA) tape is projected to increase 3.8% per year to 58.4 million square meters in 2025.

Global Pesticides

Agricultural Pesticides, Consumer Pesticides, Herbicides and more

Rapidly evolving agricultural industries in Central and South America, Asia, and Africa will support significant market opportunities for agricultural pesticides.